HAUSSMANN (Georges Eugène) (1809-1891)

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HAUSSMANN (Georges Eugène) (1809-1891)
L.A.S. to "Monsieur (Charles) Merruau" (s.l.n.d.) 1 p. in-8° on blue paper with his name. "«... Mr. Henri Poisson* came to see me only this afternoon, having had breakfast this morning with (Mr. Boiffelle). He came to take my instructions for the evening... ». Attached: a very interesting letter sent from Ems, July 13, 1870, 4 p. in-8°. Heading engraved "HA". "«... I should be able to send you some interesting news, for we are walking around at least twice a day at least, with a character who is of particular importance at the moment, I mean with H.M. The King of Prussia. But although he talks a lot and with a lot of people, I don't know anything more than what your newspapers say, as well as some local gossip - such as these Bismarck arrives at 11 o'clock - Benedetti arrived yesterday - Everybody here is very surprised - The King can't believe it... ». *Henri Poisson (1827-1901). Financier involved in several bankruptcies and cases including that of Panama. Younger brother of Charles Poisson, historian, who played an important role in the creation of the Carnavalet Museum.
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